On Wed, Mar 30, 2016 at 5:17 AM, Chuck Rolke <cro...@redhat.com> wrote:
> ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Robbie Gemmell" <rob...@apache.org>
> > To: us...@qpid.apache.org, firstname.lastname@example.org
> > Sent: Wednesday, March 30, 2016 6:25:34 AM
> > Subject: [VOTE] merge the proton mailing list into the users/dev lists
> > Hello folks,
> > Many moons ago, a seperate mailing list was established for Proton,
> > back when it was purely a protocol engine other components would use.
> > Its scope has since expanded beyond that and the separate mailing list
> > has I feel been an increasing source of confusion and hassle of late
> > more than anything else. Collapsing it into the other larger existing
> > lists we have (that the traffic would otherwise have been on) seems to
> > me like it would be an improvement across the board, and as such I
> > have called this vote.
> > I would propose that discussion (such as this) would head to the
> > email@example.com list to join the similar/related/duplicate traffic already
> > present, with remaining things going to the firstname.lastname@example.org list as
> > consistent with that list (e.g JIRA, GitHub integration mails,
> > ReviewBoard, though the latter was never actually directed to proton@
> > to begin with..).
> > Whilst redirecting JIRA etc emails should be easy enough (has been
> > done before), I dont know what the precise options are regarding
> > existing mail subscriptions to the list. There are significantly more
> > subscribers to users@ than proton@, and many are duplicates, but some
> > are not. I'd need to discuss options with infra, but first things
> > first, the vote.
> > I have gone straight to a vote on this because I feel this has already
> > been discussed enough previously over time that many people will have
> > already thought about it enough to quickly vote one way or the other,
> > and it is past time to act on it if things head that way. Obviously
> > things can be further discusssed at this point also if desired.
> > Note that both users@ and proton@ are in the recipients. I expect the
> > thread will splinter when someone forgets to reply-all, as almost all
> > cross-posted thread on the lists do, but at least it can start on both
> > for visibility to all.
> > Robbie
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